RailAmerica, Providence and Worcester Railroad announce strategic alliance

first_imgThe Providence and Worcester Railroad (Nasdaq: PWX) and the New England Central Railroad, part of the RailAmerica (NYSE: RA) family which operates extensively in Vermont, have announced the establishment of the Great Eastern Route, a new coordinated commercial and operating platform.  This new strategic alliance is being developed to increase our collective business with both Canadian National and Canadian Pacific to rail customers in southern New England and to enhance their global access through our port facilities.Over the past 5 years the NECR and P&W have jointly invested significant capital in the infrastructure along with the States of Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and the federal government.  These investments enhance our service and combined with this new commercial and operating relationship will provide the basis for a greatly improved customer experience aimed at growing our collective business across all commodity lines.The alliance recently hosted inspection trains with our Canadian Class I partners and looks forward to establishing new and improved supply chains throughout the region.RailAmerica, Inc. owns and operates short-line and regional freight railroads in North America, operating a portfolio of 43 individual railroads with approximately 7,400 miles of track in 27 US states and three Canadian provinces.  P&W is a regional freight railroad operating in Massachusetts, Rhode Island,Connecticut and New York.  SOURCE RailAmerica, Inc. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/last_img read more

Fun at False Bay nature reserve

first_imgSOUTH AFRICA – Cape Town – 26 April 2019 – False Bay Nature Reserve in Zeekoevlei The False Bay Nature Reserve consists of six parts: Rondevlei Section, Zeekoevlei Section, Strandfontein Birding Section, Pelican Park Section, Slangetjiebos Section, and Zandwolf Coastal Section. The reserve is also part of the greater False Bay Ecology Park.Concerned bird lovers established Rondevlei as a bird sanctuary in 1952. Today, it is a well-run nature reserve of 290 hectares in extent with a museum, an auditorium, a network of footpaths, viewing towers, and several bird hides named after well-known birders. bird hide – Picture: Tracey Adams/African News Agency(ANA) There will be a combined birdathon, festival and family fun walk at the False Bay Nature Reserve, on Saturday October 19.It is run by the City of Cape Town, the Cape Town Environmental Education Trust, BirdLife South Africa and the Cape Bird Club.Each child, who completes the 4km, 5km or 6km fun walk through the reserve’s Strandfontein Birding Area will get a medal and an activity book. Registration is from 8am to 10am at the picnic area on Zeekoevlei’s eastern shore. You can start walking anytime from 8.30am to 10am.The festival will start at 9.30am. The Steenberg High School Wind Band will perform. There will be a bird display by Eagle Encounters Raptor Rehabilitation Centre, a reptile show by the Cape Reptile Club and a display by the Metro police dog and horse units. The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, Shark Spotters and BirdLife will also be there. Adults can get basic health screening done. The venue will be signposted from the entrance off Flowerpecker Street. Entry is R5, with proceeds supporting conservation at the reserve. Contact Vicky Johnson at events@cteet.co.za or visit the event on Facebook.last_img read more

Club’s proposal to sign Chelsea player this month turned down by…

first_imgOn Janaury 24th, Yahoo Sport in France reported that Juventus’ Mehdi Benatia has snubbed Arsenal and Fulham and is expected to join an unnamed Qatari club. As the Morocco international is set to leave the Turin side, the Serie A winners are in the market to find a replacement for him.Andreas Christensen of Chelsea has been identified as a target by the Old Lady, if a report from Tutto Mercato Web is to be believed.Massimiliano Allegri’s club were in hope of taking the Denmark international on loan until the end of the season, either on a dry loan or with a right of redemption.However, Chelsea seems to be not interested in the proposal made by Juventus, which is why the Blues have said ‘no’ to the Italian champions.Embed from Getty ImagesAfter playing the full 90 minutes in the first leg of the EFL Cup semi-final clash against Tottenham, Maurizio Sarri excluded Christensen from Chelsea’s squad to face Spurs on Wednesday.Christensen has made only one start in the Premier League and had earlier admitted that he could leave Stamford Bridge in January, if he doesn’t have regular playing time at Chelsea.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndoRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndoDating.comTop Successful Single Men in Tung ChungDating.comUndoPerfect-Dating.comReveal Tung Chung As The Best City to Date for Love & RomancePerfect-Dating.comUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉(今晚試試)Keto减肥Undo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題UndoSingles50Hong Kong: A 40+ Dating Site That Actually Works!Singles50UndoCoworking Space | Search AdsThe cost of shared office in Hong Kong might surprise youCoworking Space | Search AdsUndoInstant Voice Translator43 Languages Instant Voice Translator Flying Off Shelves in Hong KongInstant Voice TranslatorUndolast_img read more